collision course with his employer, Safa, because he seems set to disregard some
clauses and obligations written into his contract.
implement a uniform playing style and instil identity, he does not think it
would be proper for him to neglect his duties to the senior team by
concentrating on other things.
If we do not qualify for the 2012 Nations Cup I will be out. I
can’t lose focus on my work because of all these clauses,” Mosimane said.
senior team, but he would continue his programme of training grassroots coaches
at all Safa regions.
national team and he reiterated that he would not compromise on discipline or
shy away from making changes to the team if it was in the interest of the
former Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Parreira, whom he referred to as his mentor,
if the need arose.
I am my own man and I am not untouchable, but will put my foot
down on things which I feel will compromise my vision,” Mosimane said.
assistant I knew my place and respected the coach’s decisions. Obviously there
were things I didn’t like or was not happy with, but I would raise them at
The coach had the last word and I respected that.”
assistant who would share and live his vision.
to get more goals and get people to understand that the team did not have to
play good football to win games.
the same quality as them?” he asked.
said, he might be forced to stick to tried and tested players if the younger
ones were not getting any game time.